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Feb 20, 2013 4:30am EST
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Feb 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
>>> holding back tears. former congressman jesse jackson, jr., admits to stealing campaign funds. >> the prison time jackson and his wife now face. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> several years in prison. that's the sentence illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., is facing after admitting in court, he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., wiped tears from his eyes as the judge read charges against him. the former congressman admitted to spending more than $700,000 in campaign cash on personal items and said he misled the american people. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct, and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch, $9,000 on furniture. and more than 5,000 on expensive clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday, facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of the civil rights lead
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
equipment to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of a civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress, before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder. and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his predicament. that's not an excuse. it's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made the admission as part of his guilty plea. but the judge said several in times in court, he is not bound by the sentencing ghiens guidelines. jackson'
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am EST
of money. former chicago area congressman jesse jackson junior pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on personal luxury items. it's marty's over in the first -- it's meghan mccorkell with the story. >> good morning. jesse jackson, junior was a congressman and now he could face years behind bars. >> jesse jackson junior emerges from federal court in dc. >> i'm sorry. >> after plead ing guilty to federal conspiracy charges. in tears in tonight of the judge jackson admitted to spending 3 quarter s of a million to finance his lavish lifestyle. he spent $60,000 at restaurants and nightclubs $43,000 on a rolex watch. >> it is clear that jesse jackson became convinced that his campaign account could be used to satisfy any personal whim that he had. >> jackson's wife, sandra, also pled guilty for filing false tax returns. she admitted she failed to report $600,000 in income. jesse jackson junior resigned from congress last november. he's been treated at the major clinic for bipolar disorder. >> those health issues are related to his present predictment.
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., now faces several years in prison, after admitting in court that he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., wiped tears from his eye, as the judge read charges against him. the former congressman admitted to spending more than $700,000 in campaign cash on personal items and said he misled the american people. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct. and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday, facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of the civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder, and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his present predicament. that's not an excuse. that's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made his admiss
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 4:30am EST
career photographing some of the country's iconic political and cultural figures; from jesse jackson to prince. her goal, capture a split second that endures through time, revealing personality and passion. >> terry: for me, there's a difference between a photograph and a picture. a photograph is a snap. a picture is something that really says something, that's going to stand the test of time, that people can look at a hundred years from now and learn something from it, or be intrigued by it, or poses more questions, perhaps. i'm terry gydesen, and i'm a freelance documentary photographer. the documentary part for me has always been the most interesting form of photography. i'm not as much of a director, i like to go into a situation of chaos and find the picture. and i don't set things up with any of my work. i've been pretty lucky at finding images that come together, and when it looks right, i push the button. the political work, i've always, i've gone for not necessarily the candidate who's going to win, it's more of the passion. you know, sometimes the underdog, sometimes people
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
police officers. >>> former congressman jesse jackson junior's son, pleads guilty to federal charges tonight. he is accused of misusing three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds. his wife sandra is charged separately. both signed plea deals. jackson will have to repay the funds and possibly spend time in prison. >>> controversy over a photo of a grammy nominated rapper with two maryland state police troopers. rap star 2 chainz was arrested on drug charges on his way to a concert. another questions the troopers conduct. kai jackson has more on the photo getting nationwide attention. >> reporter: today, the contents of the car 2 chainz was riding in got him arrested but a photo afterwards could be a problem for maryland state troopers. >> good morning. >> reporter: if you have never heard of rapper 2 chainz he got prime time exposure february 11th on 2 broke girls ♪ when i die, bury me inside the gucci stove ♪ ♪ >> he is not knew to the scene. he has been around since the 90s. >> reporter: he received no love on valentines day after being pulled over by maryland state
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
another setback. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> and i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >> more trouble for the crippled carnival cruise liner. its to line broke today, further delaying its arrival at port. we are told the line is now repaired. and here's a live look at the ship. still miles off the alabama coast. the cruise liner is limping to shore at an extremely slow rate. passengers are counting the hours until they are back on dry land, after all these days. randall pinkston reports for wjz, from mobile. >> reporter: the gaing way is in place. the terminal has been scrubbed clean for the arrival of the disabled carnival cruise ship triumph. it is expected to be towed into the port of mobile this evening. 3,000 passengers and 1,000 1,000 staff on board. >> i'm thinking we probably won't see the vessel until 7:00 or 8:00. >> i came to get our girls. >> they came to pick up their daughters, who are on the ship with their dads. they say the girls have been crying. >> mommy, i'm so scared. mommy, i don't know what to do. >> been on cruise before? >> this
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
. i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >> it sounds like a plot to an action film. three people are dead in las vegas, following a shooting and a multicar crash. misare searching for a luxury suv that raced away from the scene. >> reporter: these are the smashed-up remains after a deadly shooting on the las vegas strip. police say a suspect in a black range rover opened fire at a stoplight. the apparent target was this maserati. bullet holes are visible from the windshield. it crashed and ignited a fireball. >> the maserati traveled through what we believe was a red light, at a high rate of speed, striking serl vehicles. one of those vehicles was a local cab that also caught on fire as a result of the impact. >> reporter: guests in the nearby casinos heard the impact. >> there was a loud boom. and then i heard two other booms. and i looked out my window, up here in caesar's palace. i could see the fire ball, over here on the kosher. -- corner. >> reporter: the driver of the maserati was killed, along with the driver and the driver. taxicab. police
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
circumstances. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, junior pleaded guilty to stealing campaign funds. jackson and his wife are if federal court in washington dc. jackson was charged with misusing more than $750,000 in those funds. prosecutors said he used the money for personal expenses and lavish gifts including a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former chicago city council sandi jackson is going to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> in 10 days $75 billion in cuts is set to take effect. the president is issuing a stern warning to congress again. real people are going to lose their jobs. congress isn't in session and won't be back until next week. >>> we are waiting to find out who bought a winning mega millions ticket from the gas station in mount erie. state lottery officials say a ticket worth $26 million was sold at a shell station. the cash option is $19 million. here are the winning numbers that were drawn, 1, 15, 19, 30 with the mega ball of 28. >>> it is still shaping up to be a cold day here. lots of clouds around. we saw a few peaks of sunshine earlier this morning. c
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 11:00pm EST
. kai jackson explains the suspect was running an animal rescue group. kai? >> reporter: baltimore county police say what the man practiced regarding animals and what he preached were polar opposites. >> an operator called itself. baltimore animal rescue network. $but baltimore county police say barn, as its known, was a fraud, and accused its leader of not helping and abusing animals. >> reporter: the research shows the conditions were unsanitary. the dogs had very little room to move. they were crowded together, and the conditions were just filthy. >> reporter: on thursday, police arrested 29-year-old anthony gere. he was charnlged with 23 gownt -- charged with 23 counts of animal cruelty. police say gere would keep the animals in horrible conditions and later try to sell the animals. >> reporter: police tell eyewitness news that investigators have been watching the suspect and handling these animals since october of 2012. >> reporter: barn has its own facebook page. police say 18 puppy and 5 dogs were seized january 14. 5 of the puppies were in such bad shape, they were immediat
CBS
Feb 23, 2013 6:00am EST
kai jackson. >> plus, spring training opening day. the orioles are gearing up to take the field in florida. what adam jones is saying about this year's season. >> taking a live look outside, it is a wet and cold start to our weekend in this area. so, will conditions clear up at some point? we hope so. meteorologist tim williams has the answer in first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. first, here's what people are talking about today. >>> major-league action against the pretennis johns hopkins hospital. millions of dollars in lawsuits filed by patients after their gynecologist is accused of secretly videotaping one of them. meghan mccorkell speaks to one of the patients who is suing. >> reporter: good morning, the first two lawsuits were filed against johns hopkins on friday and many more are expected to come. >> i cannot believe it. >> that's a violation. >> this is shocking. >> reporter: patient after patient of the doctor in shock. the ob-gyn who worked at joh
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm EST
for answers. >> i'm kai jackson! and i'm mary but bal -- mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> christopher dorner took lives, two. them officers. the week-long rampage is over. the town of los angeles is breathing a sigh of relief. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: bagpipes played as the flag-draped coffin, carrying riverside police officer michael crane entered the church. hundreds of police officers from across southern california attended the funeral. police say former los angeles officer and navy reservist, christopher dorner, shot and killed crane in an ambush last week. >> i really did not realize the sheer scale of this and how many people are touched by his life. >> reporter: police believe 33- year-old dorner was the man they found inside a dharred cabin near big bear. but they have not confirmed it yet. until that happens, police will continue to provide security for some of the officers and families who dorner threatened to kill. the week-long search for dorner ended with an intense four-hour shootout at the cabin. >> we right -- right in the center of the action he
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
super bowl power outage. eyewitness news starts now. >>> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> that's right. a massive, possibly historic blizzard is poised to dump possibly feet of snow from new york to maine. the dangerous winter storm could bring winds up to 75 miles per hour. in connecticut alone, a state of emergency is already in effect. and the snow is beginning to accumulate on roads as well as sidewalks. people are being warned to stay inside and off the roads. further north, light snow is falling in massachusetts, where they are expected to get the brunt of this storm. amtrak is suspending its northeast corridor service between newark and boston. that's going to affect thousands of people. and airlines have canceled thousands of flights through tomorrow. >>> here at home, that same storm system is bringing us rain. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking this large system. >> large and really, really going to be a very, very disastrous storm in some locations. look at t
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
jackson's son prince. >> i have a lot to say. >> as an e.t. correspondent. >> i just turned 16 do you have any advice? >> why is matt lauer missing from "today"? and new concerns about the health of robin
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
sensitivity introspection, fragility. we need to value this intriguing object, and jackson, ken jackson although dead, was a considerable force in portrait painting in the area, and it needs to be taken seriously. he's not that prominent. perhaps one day he will become so. but i would comfortably value this picture at £800, 900 possibly even £1,000. but of course, its value is that it's. oh, yeah. it was never be sold. i would never sell it. no, no. these are lovely vintage clothes, but a lot of people end up taking them to a charity shop. why did you keep them? well, i think it was my mother who kept them, and then because i do tend to hoard things, i just kept them in the box where they've been all this time. right, and this lovely early one here lovely chiffon and lace. well, this one was bought for her when she was 21, and it was to go to a founder's day at a school in high gate in london. and that's the group of old girls at the founder's day. that's fantastic. very, very high stylish dress. so this is 19-- 1931. 1931. absolutely perfect for that period. and then this dress here?
CBS
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
. captioning sponsored by cb ♪ >>> michael jackson's son joins "e.t." as a special correspondent. >>> plus the latest on country star mindy mccready's apparent suicide. i'm nancy o'dell. >> and i'm rob marciano. >> the gruesome details. >> could this have been prevented? >> her desperate ballots battle with addiction. >> nurse nurse, she's having a seizure right now! >> what will happen to her two young sons? >>> the king of pop's son, prince michael, turns correspondent for the very first time and it is for
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
hearing. >> his girlfriend model reeva steenkamp was shot to death. >> jesse jackson jr. will plead guilty for misusing campaign funds. >> this is nod an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. >>> hundreds of people are stranded on a highway in north los angeles. >>> as pope benedict prepares to step down the buzz is blowing that an american could be next in line. >>> apple is the latest victim of cyber attacks with the same malware that hit twitter and facebook. >>> all that -- >> you want a cat fight? oh we have a cat fight. a pair of brooding bobcats. p>> -- and all that matters -- >> you don't need 30 rounds to protect yourself. buy a shotgun. buy a shotgun. >> joe biden being joe biden. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> pizza shop owner is offering anyone who shows a shotgun or permit 15% off their order. i hate to break it to him, but every store has that discount. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment. president obama is warning about across-the-board budget cuts soon to kick in. he warns people will lose their jobs and
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Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
game. it was 1-0 o's. he hits the drive to left center to bring home jackson and machado. the birds now 3-0 in spring training play but not expecting instant success just because they had a good season last year. >> that's one of the challenges i made to him. we're going to have some changes that don't fall in last year's script. that's okay. we're dealing with human beings and exciting to watch the games you don't know what's going to happen. >> the o's go for their fourth straight win to start the spring schedule when you make sure you bring the pirates. the regular season opens five weeks from tomorrow. >>> more on the o's coming up in the next hour. plus the ravens have their eyes on the best of the scouting. that's all ahead on sports at 6:00. >>> throwing snowballs and sledding can be lots of fun for kids but some youngsters are a little more adventurous. check out this girl. she loves to snow board and she's only a year old. she doesn't go fast but going down the hill without falling looks harder than it is. her mom says she's been taking her snow boarding since she was -- 6
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> centers pearl bailey and mahaley jackson appeared in baltimore in the 60s. their photos are part of the henderson foundation. and renounced sports reporter sam lacy appears in the photos. >> we have so many greats here in baltimore. >> reporter: blue coleman and robert houston are some of the story tellers they were part of baltimore's civil right's movement. >> what we take for granted now has not always been that way. someone had to pay for that. >> i don't know how, why it was that i got involved, it just seemed the right thing to do. >> reporter: their stories will be told here tomorrow night as part of the for all the world to hear project at umbc. >> yes, we're performing here at the maryland's historical society as well as other venues throughout the city. it's part of our outreach project to get out into the community. >> reporter: there are 6,000 photographs in this amazing collection and 75 to 80% of the people in the photos remain unidentified. >> we've had people coming in over the last year trying to identify some of the people in these images. we'd love to have peop
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm EST
jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. there's what what people are talking about. wjz following several developing stories right now. the first is a shooting at a police training facility. jessica kartalija has more on this still-developing story. >> reporter: mayor stephanie rawlings-blake is now inside shock trauma, meeting with department officials, trying to determine exactly what happened. we do know that a trainee was shot at the owings mills' rosewood facility. at this point, it is club leer where they were shot, whether it was a male or female. and still not releasing the name. we just received an e-mail, sent to all city police officers that says, quote, our thoughts and prayers are with the family
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
able to play craps blackjack and poker as early as next month. kai jackson explains how they hope it will make a bigger economic boom. >> when the hollywood casino opened in 2010 it was the biggest thing to hit the small town of perryville. >> hollywood casino. >> near ly ly 3 years later the operators want to up the ante on gambling. maryland voters improved the expansion of table games last november. how the hollywood casino says it will start table gaming in march >> we will be able to draw people who haven't been here before, give them a reason to want to come. >> maryland live has started training table game dealers. >> i'd rather be behind the scenes dealing. >> we expect to be flipping cards by early spring. >> it's estimated the expansion will generate 1,200 new jobs at maryland live and 100 new jobs at hollywood. >> this is going to make us a full casino. >> they still need permits from lottery and gaming control to make sure all regulations are in place. >> maryland live don't have an exact start for table games just sometime this spring. >>> maryland's attorney general
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
coverage begins with kai jackson. >> reporter: snow, wind and ice, are blamed for at least two deaths and many accidents. >> reporter: as the wintry storm blew across the state of illinois, there was only one way to describe it. >> it's freezing. and the wind is terrible. cold. >> reporter: earlier thursday, traffic crawled to a near standstill here, as the snow began to fall, stranding cars, it's part of the same massive system that crippled kansas. parts of the state got nearly a half foot of snow. and that's not all. a mix of thunder and lightning made for an unusual event called thunder snow. across the midwest, icy, snowy roads, create a treacherous driving conditions. >> see the roads, ice. it's dangerous. >> reporter: on one slick road, a minivan slid directly into a stoplight before the giant pole came crashing down. and in the town of lawrence, kansas, a car erupted in the flames as it tried to climb a snowy hill. for much of the day, a 200-mile stretch of a major highway highway in kansas, interstate 70, was closed. the plows were out in full force, trying to clean up the mess.
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
jesse jackson jr. prosecutors say he spent three quarters of a million dollars in campaign money on himself. including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents, jackson spent more than $9,000 on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds and that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy-- which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr. as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims. $43,000 on a gold-plated men's rolex watch. $5,000 on fur capes and parkas. and a long list of bruce lee and michael jackson memorabilia. including a $4,000 guitar and a $4,600 fedora. prosecutors say tens of thousands more went to pay down personal credit cards. jackson, jr. came to congress in 1995, the promising and personable son of a civil rights leader, the reverend jesse jackson. last summer, the congressman disappeared for a month bef
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Feb 17, 2013 10:30am EST
republican party chairman, former governor of mississippi. he is in jackson this morning and cory booker, of course, is the mayor of newark, and he is in our new york studio. governor barbour president me just start with you and i want to go back to the top. he says he hopes the sequester the draconian cuts don't go into effect. but from where i sit it looks to me like this is all going to happen because congress and the white house just can't figure out hue not to let it happen. what's your take? >> first of all, it was the president's idea when the sequester was proposalsed to be put into law a couple of years ago and there are plenty of reasons for to not want it to go into effect, particularly the defense spending. what the democrats want is another excuse to raise taxes. their answer soevery question is raise taxes. they apparently think what's wrong with the company and president obama mrs. pelosi, steny hoyer and top harkin, all prominent democrats have all said "we don't have a spending problem in this country." they think what's wrong with our country is we tax too little
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
energy team will be completely reformed. in addition to salazar's exit at interior, lisa jackson is leaving as environmental protection agency chief as is energy secretary steven chu with no replacements announced yet. and mr. obama's economic team will also have new faces, as he moves to replace: labor secretary hilda solis, trade representative ron kirk and rebecca blank, the interim commerce secretary who replaced gary locke when he became ambassador to china. critical issues await them, from action on climate change, to the keystone x-l oil pipeline, to negotiations on new trade agreements with a dozen nations, and the european union. the president set the tone for the selections to come, with his description of jewell today. >> she knows the link between conservation and good jobs. she knows that there's no contradiction between being good stewards of the land and our economic progress, that in fact, those two things need to go hand-in-hand. >> ifill: the immediate response to jewell's nomination was positive -- from business and environmental groups alike. we get more now on t
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Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
no deaths have been reported. russ adams of our jackson affiliate wjtv is in hattiesburg. >> reporter: i'm standing in front of the alumni house at universe of mississippi that suffered major damage. just to give you an idea here's a picture of what it looked like before the tornado blew through. the monster tornado whipped up large chunk of debris as it reportedly ripped through at least four mississippi counties sunday. >> oh, my god. i've never seen a tornado before in my life. >> reporter: witnesses say it destroys people's lives. it roared down the main street of hattiesburg, knocking out power and damaging just about everything in its path. buildings ripped to shreds cars overturned, and even the local red cross center destroyed. >> oh, wow. that's coming threw toward us guys. >> reporter: as the tornado blew, it cut a path of devastation across the university of southern mississippi. downed trees littered the damage. several buildings suffered damage including this unoccupied dorm that was slated for renovation. >> it was coming pretty fast. my heart was rags. >> r
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Feb 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
ay the looting began seven years ago nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make false statements in his campaign finance reports, mail fraud, and wire fraud. jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false income tax reports. the former congressman is the son of jesse jackson. he was born in 1965 on the very same month that his fatherd from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today jackson, jr. told the judge "i have misled the american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself his family and his house. his wife sandra a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer reed weingarten said it was a difficult morning. >> it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct and those who were in co
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >>> catholics are stun ned by the pope's resignation. now the question is, who will replace pope benedict xvi. a report from the vatican. >> pope benedict xvi stunned the vatican saying he no longer has the strength to do the job. the 85-year-old says he will step down at the end of the month becoming the first pope to resign in 600 years. church leaders express their sadness. >> it's like watching your own dad get old and admit that he's not up to all the duties that being the head of the family involves. >> the news quickly spread through saint peters square. >> i hope the next pope can be better than this one. >> pope benedict became head of the catholic church in 2005 succeeding pope john paul, ii. he talked the priest scandal. some say he didn't go far enough. >> he wasn't ever as popular as the other popes. there are a lot of question marks over the way he dealt with the sex scandal. >> this is a historic moment for the church. they will gather to replace a living hope. there are several contenders but no cl
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Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm EST
>>> hi. i'll kai jackson. -- i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. >> we have a winter weather advisory in effect for parts of maryland now. outside, it's partly cloudy. and the weather is hovering. let's go to tim williams. you told us about this, tim. >> you know, kai, it's the latest in our series of little skirmishes. little blasts of winter weather that comes through. first warning doppler radar shows what has really come into the area. really a batch of the portion that came across the lower west. it really hit some very dry air. and started to break up. the problem that we had is that the cold air is very close by. the dew point is at 23. cold air aloft is very, very cold. and it's cold enough to make some of this freezing rain. we have temperatures above freezing. that's the direction that this is coming in. but as it starts to mix in this afternoon, we are starting to see potential for a bit of sleet again and freezing rain. national weather service has issued this weather advisory for the areas you see there, shaded until 10:00 tomorrow morning. really only expecting
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
campaign, koch ignited controversy saying jews "would be crazy" to vote for jesse jackson. but koch told the "macneil- lehrer newshour's" charlayne hunter gault jackson was provoking people. >> i've been the mayor here for 11 years. for ten years, prior to this particular period, we've had no difficulty in this city as it relates to civil disturbance. what he is in fact conjuring up is that the summer that he came here, there might be civil disturbance. that's what he's saying-- fire in the theatre. i don't think that's very nice of him to do. >> sreenivasan: koch left office in 1989 after losing the democratic primary to david dinkins. current new york mayor michael bloomberg reflected on koch's legacy today. >> and when we mourn his passing, ed really-- we always say this, but ed really would have wanted us to celebrate his life and the life of the city he loved. >> sreenivasan: koch voiced that love for his city often, as here in a documentary released in theaters today. >> whenever i would fly home there was the city of new york laid out before me, and i thought to myself, "this belo
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00am EST
the pump -- at the pump has increased for 32 strait 2 -- strait days. kai jackson reports this morning. >> the price of gas is burning a hole in the wallets of some drivers. many are doing a double take as they fill up their tanks. >> it's putting a big dent. $60 just to fill the tank up. it used to take $30. >> the national average for a gallon of regular gas is $3.73 gallon. that's 43 cents more than the average cost of gas just one month ago. >> triple a tells eyewitness news one of the reasons gas prices are higher is because the price of crude oil has gone up. the decision to decrease production reduced supply. at the moment demand is down as well. >> investors believe that oil will continue to rise. that's further inflating the crude oil prices and gas prices. >> marcus admits it's not cheap to fill up his audi. he said he uses the car for recreation and not every day driving. >> we're depending on oil and it has to make a change. we have to make a change. >> triple a says gas prices are expected to rise through april. they're not expected to be as high as they were last
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
being abused. i'm kai jackson, i'll tell you what the story is all about and the person in trouble coming up. >> i'm sharon gibala with wjz traffic control. if you're about to head out not very many problems. we will tell you if there are any and where they are. >> if you're a fan of dave berry, you're lucky. he joins us on coffee with to talk about his latest novel his first in a decade called insane city. stay tuned. what a beautiful stay start this is. red sky in the morning, sailor take warning rain on the way. first warning details when we come back right. >>> it's 6:30. it looks like we have the making for a dramatic sunrise this morning. any drama on your drive? sharon will let you know after marty's first warning weather. >> light moisture out to the west will be here by midday and start as a slight before becoming all rain. 30 on tv hill. that's 7 warmer than this time yesterday. it's western maryland that has the winter weather advisory in effect, not central or points east. at lunch on its way to a high of maybe 37. light mix resip to begin, rain through the afternoon an
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Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
station. >>> i'm kai jackson >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> we have breaking news from towson where minutes ago a judge sentenced robert gladden to 35 years in prison. gladden pled guilty to shooting his classmate daniel borowy on the first day of school. daniel borowy, a special needs student recovered from his injuries and is back in school. his father gave a victim impact reaction on his behalf. we'll have new information at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> catholics may have a new pope sooner than expected. when the voting starts one cardinal will not be in attendance. the history making voting change and the allegations of inappropriate behavior. >> pope benedict xvi has revised the rule on how his successor will be chosen. they no longer have to wait 15 days to begin voting for a new holy father. after benedict steps down on thursday cardinals can decide to move up the ceremony. >> i think we should get it to as soon as possible. >> i'm surprise d. >> they would like a new pope before easter week, march 24th. keith o'brien will be noticeably absent. he resigned amid a
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
jackson, jr., faces up to five years in prison for using up to half a million dollars on campaign purchases. it could also cost him his pension, worth about $frenchment he resigned after years in congress. >>> state lawmakers move a step closer to labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous. now are they are reviewing ail bill that holds all dog owners responsible, regardless of breeds. dog owners would also be allowed hearings to prove their dogs aren't dangerous. this is a move dog advocates call discriminatory. >>> very gray and wet area. there is still no sunshine. rain may be sticking around for a while. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob is here with first warning weather. bob? >>> i had rain, snow and sleet. earlier. it's all moved to the eve. but it's one line of showers yet to come through the region. we'll see that between now and about 6:00. could be a brief little bit of sleet with that rain as well. after that, we'll start clearing out. temperature-wise, it's well above freezing. 44. but to the west of us, 32. now in oakland. 41 in hagerstown. they do have some
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
eight grammys for jackson. i remember, i had the jacket. i had the jacket with the zippers. absolutely. his pants with zippers too. >> i think of michael jackson and quincy jones. quite a combination. >> indeed. that's what i was thinking. plus, jackson's ability to dance. >> that's right. >> 30 years ago. >> moonwalk anyone? >>> the debate is raging beyond silicon valley after yahoo! tells its workers you cannot work from home anymore. will other companies ban telecommuting? that's ahead on "cbs this morning." ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] to hold a patent that has changed the modern world... would define you as an innovator. to hold more than one patent of this caliber... would define you as a true leader. ♪ ♪ to hold over 80,000... well that would make you... the creators of the 2013 mercedes-benz e-class... quite possibly the most advanced luxury sedan ever. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. it's time to get real about what happens in the bathroom. and start talking about what you really want from
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Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
conference foes, conference state hosting morgan state. that's zach rejecting dewayne jackson and he had nine points, morgan let 46-18 on intermission. he had 16 points, the junior forward out of buoy. helping morgan, morgan sweeps the season series. elsewhere, new jersey, second half, georgetown rutgers, wally rescueds blocked by mike hopkins into the hand of markell stocks but it counts, 51-48 rutgers, and later georgetown leading, rutgers trying to catch up. it's another rejection. eli carter answers an unanswered prayer, and how about this in atlantic, miami against north carolina tonight and look shane's dad, baseball hall of famer, barry larkin and his mom lisa, lebron and dewayne, look at that play. now let's get to our own backyard for a moment. literally outside back room news room door. northwest baltimore city, the division one national championship, men'sly owe greyhounds, the lacrosse -- lie owe will greyhounds, loyola university of maryland, preseason number one. they're picked to defend their national crown. >> so >>> a snow man in ohio stands the test of time. he made
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
denise koch, vic carter, kai jackson, and first warning weather with bob turk and sports with mark viviano. it's wjz, maryland's news station. there is no mass-produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort... individualized. at the ultimate sleep number event, queen mattresses start at just $599. and save 50% on our limited edition bed. ends sunday! >>> it is clear and 39 degrees in central maryland right now, the complete first warning forecast is coming up. >>> a texas police officer loses his job when his profane outburst is caught on a dash cam. the tirade came after he was arrested for public intoxication intoxication. >> get me out of here. >> officers say andrew peterson's verbal abuse continued in the holding cell. he was off duty when he was arrested for y
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Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
i was really interested in "richard ii" as a sort of, um michael jackson figure sort of a sexually ambiguous separate playful, capricious diva. there's a monkey in the piece which is the one echo still of that. jacobi: whishaw follows a clutch of actors who tackled the role each in their own unique way. a young ian mckellan wallowed in richard's self-love. richard ii: not all the water in the rough, rude sea can wash the balm from an anointed king. the breath of worldly men cannot depose the deputy elected by the lord. [fanfare playing] jacobi: mark rylance played the king as a spoiled child. richard ii: we were not born to sue, but to command! jacobi: stars like jeremy irons, ray fiennes, and kevin spacey have all tackled shakespeare's masterpiece. what does the king do now? must he submit? jacobi: i, too have worn the crown. back in 1978, i played richard on bbc television. a king shall be contented. must he lose the name of king? it's strange to see it. it's quite moving to watch it because i've never seen it and to see yourself 31 years younger is quite startling anyway. no dee
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Feb 9, 2013 8:00am EST
so much appreciate it. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. could face up to five years in prison. jackson sign add plea agreement with federal prosecutors on friday. he was being investigated for alleged misuse of campaign funds. he abruptly disappear from congress last june citing medical issues. they'll decide if jackson deserves prison time. >> finally there's an answer for why the power went out. the device was improperly restalled. they said a relay fail and the company expected the power to stay on tonight when the super dome posts a mardi gras >> announcer: this weather segment sponsored by pronamel. help profegt the effects against acid erosion. >>> up next, the internet has changed how young people meet and date and a new study reveals just how risky that's become. we'll tell you how to protect your kids. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday". ] i like to drink orange juice but the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion..". he enamel starts to wear down, and you can't grow your enamel back. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel because it
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
representative jesse jackson, jr., is charged with misusing three-quarters of a million dollars. they say he used it for a rolex watch, fur coat and refurning his home. in a statement, the former congressman said he -- fully accepts responsibility for the decisions and mistakes he has made. >>> wjz investigation continues to reveal the tragic shooting of the police trainee. and tonight, there are concerns over whether it was fully staffed. wjz is live at city hall. investigator mike hellgren has more on the story. >> reporter: sources say there were just not enough people monitoring the train, denise. that injured officer is still in critical condition tonight while the state police investigation is under way. >> the police training session. wjz has also learned the training officer, william scott kern, who baltimore police confirmed. the trainee kept raising his head when he should have remained hidden. he thought he was using a fake weapon, with simulator bullets. instead, it was his real service weapon with live ammo. >> we talked about the facts. his work ethics is impeccable. as a stree
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm EST
, michael jackson was found -- johnson was found guilty of second- degree murder. phylicia barnes body was found several months later in the susquehanna river. prosecutor -- they are saying that there was information withheld. johnson is scheduled to be sentenced next month. he faces 30 years in prison. >>> one person is dead and two others hurt in a shooting in baltimore county. it understand around midnight. -- happened around midnight. no word on the names of the people involved or what led to the shooting. no arrests have been made. >>> today, we got a little bit of everything. rain, sleet and snow. here's a live look outside right now. from sky eye chopper 13. wet weather is making it awfully gloomy. meteorologist bernadette woods and bob turk are tracking live doppler radar. bob? >> take a look at the rain. we had rain this morning. yes, snow and sleet. big rain falling in some regions. that rain is off to the east. but there's one more line of showers right around from westminster to frederick. that's going to move through the next hour or so. then we'll begin to clear out. temp
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces a minimum of nearly four years in prison. he pleaded guilty yesterday for spending campaign funds for personal use. he left yesterday with a message. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> you say you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. i really am sorry about that. >> in court a tearful jackson said he mislead the american people. documents show he used $750,000 in campaign money to buy a rolex watch, a fur cape flat screen tvs and more. his wife sandy pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> a new report says too many medical treatments are overprescribed. it's put out by medical specialty groups representing 350,000 doctors. 135 tests and treatments are mentioned in the report. the examples include routine ct scans for kids with minor head injuries and powerful painkillers like oxycontin taken for migraines. the medical group says patients should always ask their doctor this question, do i really need that. >> a new treatment may have millions of americans who have uncontrollable acid reflux. it happens when
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Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
suffers from als but remains a vocal leader in the team. kai jackson sat down with brigance to talk about incredible journey. >> afters a -- it was a magical moment when the ravens won super bowl xlvii february 3rd in new orleans. >> it's for oj. >> members of the team are quick to credit oj brigance. he played with ray lewis in 2001 when the ravens won their first lombardi trophy after beating the giants in super bowl 35. on friday the babe ruth foundation honored oj and shanda brigance for their community service award in their effort to fight als. >> i'm humbled when people say i'm an inspiration. my belief is that the fight in my heart is available to everybody. >> years after the super bowl a diagnosis of als sidelined the former linebacker from doing things most of us take for granite. he's confined to a wheelchair and uses a computer to speak. >> i believe despite my diagnosis i will walk again. >> oj's wife shanda and that job gives him purpose and the inspiration. even president obama congratulated brigance after the super bowl. >> i saw that wonderful story on sports center abou
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00am EST
to the players. >> jackson used $750,000 in campaign money. >> the detective in charge of the investigation is himself facing several charges of attempted murder. >> who's telling you to do this corporate office. >> even if they told you you didn't need it. >> yeah. >> what did do you? >> the first thing i did was get ahold of the kids o find out where they were. >> i didn't sleep that night. >> who feels comfortable leaving their children with a priest. >> you can't be just an opposition party. you have to have a better plan. >> i hope i win over the fans. i hope they believe in me. if they don't think i belong or am good enough that's okay with me me. >> rumple stat kins forwarded this. if daniel day-lewis doesn't win, i will eat this table. >> do you have your head around all this? >> we're still analyzing this. >> i was trying to think of what's important, manly mental health. >> should we talk about sound missing. >> costumes. >> four, grains dairy, twizzlers, muscle relaxers. >> all of which i'm on right now. >> it seems to be the critical break point. >> ee were town on
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
congressman, jesse jackson junior pleads guilty to spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash on luxury items. megan has more on the fall of a promising politician. >> reporter: jesse jackson junior was a congressman for 17 years now he faces years behind bars. amid-a crush of people, he emerges from federal court in dc after pleading guilty to federal conspiracy charges. >> sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: in tears in front of a judge. with his father in the front row he admitted to spending three quarters of a million dollars in campaign funds to finance his lavish lifestyle. he spent $60,000 at restaurants and night clubs, $43,000 on a rolex watch and $14,000 on dry cleaning. >> it is clear he became convinced his campaign account could be used to satisfy any personal whim he had. >> reporter: his wife sandra also pled guilty for filing false tax returns. she failed to report $600,000 in income. he resigned from congress last november. he has been treated at the mayo clinic for bi-polar disorder. >> those health issues are directly related to his prese
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00am EST
for other projects. >>> next up this morning right here on wjz. >> jesse jackson junior and his wife appear in federal court today. coming up, the charges they both face and their expected pleas. >> why the feds are getting involved in the case of the deadly hopkins gynecologist who took pictures of his patients. i'm mike schuh a live report next. >> a teenager who shot up his school on the first day enters a plea. i'm rochelle richie, the latest on robert gladden junior coming up next. >> i'll have the latest on your morning commute in just a few. >> audiences are flocking to theaters to see a good day to die hard the fifth film in the series. ji courtney tell us what it was like working with bruce willis and playing his son in his latest one. stay tuned that's coffee with. >>> we're taking >>> it is 6:30 and very pretty, pretty cold and windy. sharon is watching the streets, marty is over at first warning weather. >> there's this light area of moisture. i think the bulk of this is aloft and not falling. it's very dry right now. be surprised if any of this is hitting the ground but
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Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
baltimore, better maryland. >> phillipe jackson is the principal of gilmore elementary school in baltimore and he says it's falling apart. >> you see the vents, you have some that work, some that does not work. >> in fact the baltimore education coalition says it has a bold long range plan. $1 billion is the estimate for the amount needed to renovate 65 schools, perhaps the harder sell will be the political will needed from the governor and lawmakers. >> when the confetti falls on the last day of the session, we will have a deal for baltimore schools. >> we really need to make some improvements in baltimore city schools. >> we recognize that our children deserve the best and if they're going to learn they've got to be in facilities ready for learning. >> jackson's school is a prime example and gilmore elementary is on the list to be renovated if it can make it that far. >> do you think people will come up with the money? >> reporter: the governor has expressed interest in the concept but has not thrown his support behind the this legislation. i'm mike schuh reporting live. >>> th
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Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
: it's located in west baltimore. jackson says it's falling apart. >> you see the vents. you have some that work, some that do not work. >> reporter: in fact, the baltimore education coalition says it has a bold, long-range plan for city schools. $1billion is the estimate of the amount needed to renovate 65 schools. perhaps a harder sell will be the political will needed from the governor and lawmakers. >> when confetti falls on the last day of the session, we will have a deal for baltimore schools. >> we really need to make some improvements in city schools. >> reporter: something has to be done about the condition of city schools. they say if not, it will be the students in the long run who suffer. >> we recognize that our children deserve the best and if they're going to be learn, they have to be in facilities that are ready for learning. >> reporter: jackson school is a prime example of the delaptation plaguing some city schools. >> i think they should, but i don't know if they will. >> reporter: their plan is much better than the current band aid approach currently in place. back
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Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm EST
and smaller airports shut completely. kai jackson has more on the looming travel crisis. kai. >> reporter: national leaders are preparing the public for a worst case scenario. those we talked to tonight at bwi marshall hope travel nightmares will be avoided. a budget battle in washington dc could have a ripple effect on air travel across the country. the obama administration is warning the so called sequester could be devastating. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago, san francisco and others could experience delays up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: it is a high stakes debate with $85 billion in potential cuts on the line. >> i think for the most part posturing on both sides. yeah, posturing. >> reporter: transportation officials say is he quest ration could force furloughs of air traffic controllers. control towers across the country would close. in maryland, towers at five regional and local airports could close. like martin state airport in baltimore county. [ audio difficulty ] >>> all right here in maryland, if those spending cuts do go into e
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